IC 17: Split Screen Mind

Is a rare brain disorder proof that having hard drives in our heads to store memories would be a good idea? Lots of gaming discussion around PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Randolf’s current obsession has gone mobile. Plus wholesome YouTube videos, some troubling Reddit posts, and more.

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Show Notes
The Guardian’s “Total Recall” long read
Black Mirror S1E3, “The Entire History of You” on Wikipedia
Another Guardian long read about Silicon Valley execs in NZ

Gaming
PUBG 1.0 is out on Polygon
Team Fortress 2 (TF2) on Wikipedia
99% of PUBG’s banned cheaters are from China on IGN
Blue Hole won’t region lock PUBG games on PCGamesN
Martial Arts: Brutality on Google Play
Hearthstone on Wikipedia

Good Internet, Bad Internet (GIBI)
Randolf’s Good: “Eating Brunch at a Taiwan 7-11” guy on YouTube
Michael’s Bad: r/CatastrophicFailure top posts
Randolf’s Bad: Parkland shooting “crisis actor” conspiracy on Vox
Michael’s Good: Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther album on YouTube

Randolf’s Happily Never Equal podcast on iTunes

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